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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN)- Progressive Cardiac Care- PT Days

Company: Ascension
Location: Evansville
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:


Location: Ascension St. Vincent Evansville Main Campus Hospital

Unit: Progressive Cardiac Care



Progressive Cardiac Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - This is your perfect job! 

  • Great patient ratio - Check
  • Culture & environment - Check
  • Professional development - Check
  • Awesome management & team - Check
  • Your opinion matters - Check


Progressive Cardiac Care Unit consists of 37 beds and a nurse to patient ratio of 1:3 or 1:4 utilizing a Team Nursing model. 

Join our team of highly skilled and dedicated associates in our Progressive Cardiac Care Unit (PCCU). Our associates provide excellent, compassionate care for our patients as well as each other. Our associates are flexible, hardworking, genuine, and great critical thinkers. 

The Progressive Cardiac Critical Care Unit provides care to inpatients experiencing diseases of the heart for which medical care and intervention is needed. The unit serves a wide variety of cardiac medical and surgical diagnoses which require close monitoring. The PCCU is committed to the highest standards of quality and excellence. The unit provides preceptors and clinical rotations for all levels of nursing education. The team works collaboratively to create an atmosphere of healing with open and honest communication. Our care team works side by side with physicians to provide care to a highly acute population. Patients are encouraged to be involved and to participate in their care. On the PCCU, “Hearts are our passion!” 

Number of Beds 

  • 37 Intermediate Care 

Staff Support

The Leadership team is composed of a Sr. Service Line Director, Unit Leader and 6 Clinical Staff Leaders. The unit also shares the support of a Nursing Education Specialist and a Certified Nurse Specialist. The staff is composed of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Patient Care Technicians, Secretarial support, and Student Nurse Interns. 

Patient Ratio 

  • LPNs: Progressive 1:3-6, Team Nursing Model 
  • Patient Care Technicians: Progressive 1:6-10 

Skill Mix 

  • Registered Nurse - 70% 
  • Patient Care Technician - 30% 

Nursing Unit Orientation 

  • 8 weeks of floor orientation, 2 cardiac experiences (Stress lab, Cath Lab / CLOR) ? Orientation is tailored to the individual's skills and experiences. Applicants must become ACLS certified within 6 months. NIHSS certified during orientation. 

Available Opportunity

  • Part Time Days (06:30am - 7:00pm), 2 of 6 weekends 
  • 24 hours / week 
  • 12 hour shifts 
  • Flexible schedule (self-scheduling or pattern)
What You Will Do:

Provide care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.

  • Contribute to the assessment of patients and assure the well-being of patients.
  • Administer medications and observe patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Perform laboratory tests and therapeutic services.
  • Educate patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse credentialed from the Indiana Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.


  • High school diploma or GED required.
Additional Preferences:

Work Experience

  • At least 6 months experience is preferred, but not required. 
  • Looking for a self-motivated team player who likes to work in a fast paced environment.
Why Join Our Team:

Serving the greater Indianapolis area and Evansville, Indiana, Ascension St. Vincent has been providing rewarding careers in healthcare for over 148 years. We operate 24 hospitals — in addition to outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more — and offer careers in a wide range of services. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. When you join Ascension St. Vincent, you join a diverse team of more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all — especially to those most in need. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension St. Vincent is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice:


For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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